Grasstree Gallery - Indigenous Australian Aboriginal Art  

Dorothy  Napangardi

Language:     Walpiri
Region:         Yuendumu, Alice Springs
Date of Birth: c1958 deceased June 2013

Content: Dorothy painted the topography and ancestral tracks of her father's homeland at Lake McKay in the Northern Territory.

Selected Collections:

  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
  • Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
  • Australian Council Sydney
  • Queensland Museum, Brisbane
  • Kaplan Levi Collection, Seattle, USA
  • Richard Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, USA
  • Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Artbank, Sydney


  • 2001 First Prize 18th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin, Northern Territory
  • 1999 Highly Commended, 16th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin, Northern Territory 
  • 1998 Northern Territory Art Award, Alice Springs, Northern Territory
  • 1991 Best Painting in European Media, 8th National Aboriginal Art Award, Darwin, Northern Territory

Works for Sale by Dorothy Napanagardi

Sadly, Dorothy has passed away and out of respect Dorothy's artworks are not currently available for sale on our website.



Dorothy Napangardi


Dorothy Napangardi


Dorothy Napangardi


Dorothy Napangardi


Dorothy Napangardi


Dorothy Napangardi

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